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College Management depends on the type of person then acting as Principal. Every experienced HOD gets a turn of 5 years to act as a Principal. So the particular HOD is strict then things goes so or else as usual.
Very green campus. And clean environment. All students are enjoying. As well as studying. All faculty members are good. All department are good. There are approx 12 hostel. All campus are wifi. Very good facilities.
Pondicherry University offers Postgraduate and Doctoral education through regular as well as distance learning mode in the Faculty of Arts, Science, Commerce, Engineering Technology, Fine Arts, Law, Management and Medicine. PU is an affiliating university which has jurisdiction spread over the territories of Puducherry, Lakshwadeep and Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The University provides totally-free education to all the differently-abled students and offers rent-free accommodation to all girl students.
In case of PG programmes, scholarships are provided by Pondicherry university to the deserving candidates who score highest percentage in the entrance examination and those who secure excellent marks in semester examination. In case of Research courses, fellowships are offered by university as well as the Government of Pondicherry.
Pondicherry University entrance examination for admission to various PG programmes is conducted through online mode, usually in the last week of May in multiple cities across India. Candidates must download & print their hall ticket from the university website and produce it at the entrance examination centre.
For admission to Integrated/PG/PG Diploma, an Online Entrance Examination is conducted by Pondicherry University and candidates are evaluated on the basis of marks secured.
The paper will consist of 100 Multiple Choice questions to be answered within a time duration of 120 minutes. 4 marks will be allotted for every correct answer while 1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer
In case of admission to Pondicherry University PhD programmes, candidates must appear for the PU common entrance exam. Certain groups of students such as NET/JRF qualified candidates with fellowship are exempted from examination and will be given direct admission.
Note: NRI and foreign candidates who fullfil the required eligibility criteria for Ph.D (full-time/ part-time) will be exempted from entrance test depending on their scholastic achievements.
Application forms can be submitted online through the university website (www.pondiuni.edu.in) by following the instructions given therein. Registrations for admission to Pondicherry University courses are usually made in the month of April every year. For Integrated/ PG/ PG Diploma programmes, an application fee of INR 250 (Rs. 125/- for SC/ST candidates) should be submitted through online/ offline mode of payment.
The following table shows general eligibility and selection criteria for various Integrated & PG courses offered by Pondicherry University:
|Course Name||Eligibility||Selection Process|
|Integrated MA/M.Sc||10+2 (HSC) Examination|
Entrance Examination conducted by the university (May 27-29, 2016)
|Master of Arts (MA)||Bachelor’s Degree in relevant subject|
|Master of Science (M.Sc)||Bachelor’s Degree in relevant subject|
|MBA||Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline|
|M.Com||Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce|
|M.L.I.S.||Any Bachelor’s Degree|
|MPA||Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline|
|LL.M||LL.B Degree||National Level Admission Test + GD + PI|
|PG Diploma||Bachelors Degree/ Masters Degree||Entrance Examination conducted by the university|
Pondicherry University offers doctoral programme i.e. Ph.D on Full-Time (Internal) as well as Part-Time (External /Internal) basis to candidates with the relevant degree and experience.
|Course Name||Eligibility||Selection Process|
|PhD (Full-Time)||Qualified for Masters Degree|
Entrance Examination +
Personal Interview + Academic Record
|PhD (Part-Time) Internal||Academic staff/Candidates with work experience|
|PhD (Part-Time) External||Academic staff/Candidates with work experience|
Following are the pre-requisites for filling the online application:
Note: In accordance with the guidelines of the University Grants Commission (UGC) and policy of the Government of India, 15%, 7.5% and 27% seats are reserved for SC, ST and OBC (Creamy Layer) category respectively. In addition to it, seats are also reserved for differently abled candidates and students who are natives of Pondicherry.
The university results for Entrance as well as Semester examinations are published on the official website and students can view their scores upon entering the required details. Pondicherry University results can be categorized in the following:
Pondicherry University announces the entrance exam result for PG/ PG Diploma/ PhD admissions within 15 days of the test. Candidates can check their entrance exam result through the official website upon entering their login ID and password.
The university follows odd and even semester pattern for all its courses. End-semester examinations are usually conducted in the month of December and July for odd and even semesters, respectively. The results are published on the university website usually within few days from the end semester examinations.
Note: Students who are eligible and interested for Re-valuation of their marks are requested to contact the concerned colleges to apply for Re-valuation. Re-valuation application forms should be filed within 10 days of declaration of results (except MBBS course).
The university offers distance education through the following modes:
Conventional Mode with Online Admission
Pondicherry University distance learning includes courses such as BA, B.Com, BBA, M.Com, MA and MBA. Interested candidates can register online through the official website or download the application and submit it in person along with the processing fee through Challan. Admission to PU distance programmes is usually conducted twice a year in the following sessions:
As the name suggests, it is an online learning solution under Pondicherry University distance education scheme. It is technology enabled online learning where students can access the choice of online courses and attend the classes online 24*7 from the comfort of their home or office.
Under the twinning mode, classes are conducted more frequently during the evening hours and week-ends throughout the semester at the twinning centres. Twinning centres are other Colleges/ Institutions of repute which have partnered with Pondicherry University and organize all the important tasks on behalf of the University viz admission, conduct of classes during week-ends, semester examinations etc.
Pondicherry University DDE results are uploaded on the official university website. Candidates can check their marks upon entering their enrollment number along with the respective course name.
For recently published re-valuation exam results and other latest result updates, students should visit the Annamalai University Examination Results/ Announcements page and click the desired link.
Pondicherry University was founded in 1985 with the main objective to cater to the needs of Changing Industry by creating brilliant managers and leaders. It is the Central University which is spread over the Union Territories of Puducherry, Lakshadweep and Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
One of the main responsibilities of the Placement Cell is to motivate, train and prepare the students of the University and its affiliated Colleges for campus interviews.
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The central library at Pondicherry University is well-stocked along with state-of-the-art facilities such as 24-hours reading hall, Children's Library and Special facility for visually challenged people. It has provided other facilities like e-journals access, Reprographic and photocopying facilities, e-mail service and CD-ROM journals databases.
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Central Instrumentation Facility (CIF) :
The Central Instrumentation Facility (CIF) was started in the university in 1992 as the University Science Instrumentation Centre (USIC) under the UGC Plan Scheme. It facilitated three facilities –Glass blowing Shop, Mechanical Shop and Electrical Shop, to enable support in the servicing & repair of scientific equipment.
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